Diversity Employers

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Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, February

2004 Top 100 Employers Alpha Listing
2004 TOP 100 EMPLOYERS ALPHA LISTING Rank Employer 46 7-Eleven, Inc. 48 Abbott Laboratories 8 Accenture 41 Aetna, Inc. 87 American Airlines 60 American Express 19 American Management Systems, Inc. 99 AmSouth Bank 73 Aon...
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Advice from Recruiters
Laurie R. Kelly Marketing Communications Manager Sodexho USA We are increasing hiring this year. This is driven by several factors including the upturn in the economy and increased sales activity. Our primary majors for new hires are those...
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African-American History Test
AFRICAN-AMERICAN FIRSTS 1. Given the name "Isabella" and speaking Dutch from infancy, the first Black female professional anti-slavery orator, she has been given credit for a speech in English she never made. What was her stage name and what was...
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America's Longest-Presiding University President: An Interview with Dr. Norman C. Francis of Xavier University of Louisiana
Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier University of Louisiana is the only historically Black and Catholic university in the United States. Dr. Norman C. Francis has been president of Xavier University...
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Campus Advisor
Dear Campus Advisor: I am a recent graduate of Norfolk State University, an HBCU. After being around mostly Blacks for the past four years, a stage in my life during which I learned the most, I am finding it a bit difficult to interact and even...
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Careers in the Military
The Army Twenty or so years ago the job market was competitive and tight at its best. Len and LaCarole began contemplating their career goals while dating in college. LaCarol's father, a retired senior Army Sergeant, offered her this advice, "Keep...
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Cruising into History: A Pilgrimage to Haiti
African-American collegians and other young people interested in African-American history or culture must focus on and share in the commemoration of one of the most remarkable events in world history, the 200th Anniversary of the Haitian Revo-lution,...
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Diversity and Inclusion: An Interview with Vincent J. Trosino, Sr., President of State Farm Insurance
State Farm insures more cars than any other insurer in North America and is the leading U.S. home insurer. State Farm's 16,000 agents and 75,000 employees serve nearly 73 million auto, fire and health policies in the U.S. and Canada. State Farm also...
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Employers by Major
EMPLOYERS BY MAJOR Employer BA/BS MA/MS Total Accounting PriceWaterhouseCoopers 850 1200 2050 KPMGLLP 1108 738 1846 Ernst & Young ...
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Hip-Hop Entrepreneur: DL Warfield's Golden Touch
Goldfinger C.S. founder Darrick "DL" Warfield is a busy man. While discussing the Atlanta-based company best known for its design of ads, music packaging and websites for pop culture's royalty, he may field five phone calls, joke with a co-worker,...
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How to Evaluate a Job Offer
Congratulations! You have made it through your interviews and now you are about to make the most important decision of your life. Each individual job seeker approaches the job search in unique ways, so too will each one of you use your personal approach...
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Ice Cube: Building on His Vision
It's the summer of 1989. You're a fan of Los Angeles' most notorious rap group, N.W.A. You know their names: DJ Yella, Dr. Dre, Eazy E., MC Ren and Ice Cube. You watch their videos and attend their concerts. You know every lyric on their "Straight...
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"I Have A Dream": 40 Years Later
I was only five years old the day my father gave his "I Have a Dream" speech before more than 200.000 participants in the March on Washington on August 28, 1963. Even though my daddy was famous, when I was five, my mother, Coretta Scott King, went...
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Industry Report: Homeland Security
With a stroke of the pen on November 25th, 2002, President George Bush signed into law the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. This act represented the largest reorganization within the federal government since the Department of Defense...
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Internet Directory of Employers and Advertisers
THE BLACK COLLEGIAN Magazine can help you in your senior-year job search. We identify those employers that are actively recruiting. Read the recruitment ads and the expanded Job Opportunities Listing on THE BLACK COLLEGIAN Online at www.black-collegian.com...
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Internet Resources to Access Career Opportunities
The Internet is an innovative and important technology for the 21st Century. It offers unprecedented, accelerated access to information. This article highlights Internet resources designed to promote accelerated access to professional positions. ...
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Job Market for the Class of 2004 Gradually Improving
After three years that witnessed a dramatic contraction of job opportunities for new college graduates, this year's graduating class can expect to see a slight expansion of opportunities over last year. Employers are seeking qualified candidates to...
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Sodexho USA
About Sodexho USA Sodexho USA (www.sodexhoUSA.com) is the leading provider of food and facilities management in the United States, with $5.8 billion in annual revenues and 110,000 employees. Sodexho USA offers innovative outsourcing solutions in...
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Straight Talk from the Top: An Interview with Andy Taylor, CEO of Enterprise Rent-A-Car
THE BLACK COLLEGIAN (TBC): Give our readers a brief background on how Enterprise Rent-A-Car was started. Your dad started the company in 1957. How big was the company then, and what strategies did he use to grow the business? [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]...
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The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute: A Research Source Available to the World at WWW.Bcri.Org
When Quentin Compson, from William Faulkner's Absolom, Absolom! begins studying at Harvard University, his roommate, Shreve McCannon, asks him, "What is the South; What's it like there, What do they do there, Why do they live there. Why do they live...
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The Gillette Company
We'd like to invite you to consider joining the Gillette Company, one of the world's leading consumer products companies. When it comes to choosing a career path, we understand that you have a lot of options. The Gillette Company represents a great...
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The Internet: The Indispensable Tool for Job Hunting
African American collegians preparing to launch their careers have at their fingertips an indispensable tool for job hunting: the Internet. Students skillful at surfing the Web can benefit from a wide array of sites offering employment leads, career...
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The On-Site Interview without Butterflies
When you interviewed with the company's human resources representative on campus, you may have had that nervous feeling we all get when faced with a new or different situation, or when having to speak on an unfamiliar topic to an audience that seems...
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The Pharmaceutical Industry
The pharmaceutical industry provides tremendous opportunities for career development for college graduates. According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), total domestic sales for member companies have increased an average...
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The Top 100 Employers and the Majors in Demand for the Class of 2004
For the second Semester Super Issue each year, THE BLACK COLLEGIAN Magazine surveys major employers to determine where the jobs are, what areas they are in, and what college majors employers seek. The "Top 100 Employers" is presented from four perspectives:...
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